marine option

  1. J

    Is a 265 PFT competitive for NROTC Marine Option

    I scored a 265 on my first PFT. 17 pull-ups 76 crunches (I kicking myself for thinking crunches would be a guaranteed 100) 18:55 run Does this put me in the competitive range for a 4 year NROTC Marine Option scholarship. I'll definitely do better the next time I take it because I had a cold...
  2. ktnatalk

    Current policy on Graduation Studies for those elect to become Marines

    This was sent to all Mids by the Brigade Academic and Assistant Operations Officer regarding U.S. Marine Corps graduate education policy this month: Below are some frequently asked questions on USMC Graduate Education. Hopefully these clear up any issues. Are Marine selects allowed to...
  3. J

    Meeting with an OSO

    I am applying for an NROTC Marine Option Scholarship and I have heard it's helpful to meet with your local OSO before submitting your application. What are the benefits of meeting with an OSO? Is it just so you can make a good impression on him or her or are there other benefits?
  4. J

    NROTC Marine Option Recommendations

    How long does the NROTC Marine option recommendation form take to complete and what are you supposed to write about in it? I am about to ask a teacher and a coach for recommendations and I wanted to give them an idea of what they would be doing and how long it would take.
  5. J

    When should I finish my NROTC Marine option application

    I recently started my NROTC Marine option application and I was wondering when I should aim to have it completed so that it is reviewed by both boards.
  6. J

    NROTC Marine Option First Essay

    I just finished my first draft of the first essay response on the NROTC Marine option application. Looking for any improvements for the essay. Be honest with this, don't beat around the bush, I'd appreciate it a lot. 1. Discuss your reasons for wanting to become a Marine Officer. Specifically...
  7. J

    NROTC Marine option chances

    Here's my resigme 285 pft 30 ACT 4.0 gpa weighted 3.25 gpa unweighted 16 honors classes and 3 APs 1 year of JV hockey and 3 years varsity 1 year of freshman lacrosse 3 varsity letters Level 3 USA hockey referee (this is a high level) I volunteer to mentor new referees and teach them how to do...
  8. S

    Underage Alcohol NROTC

    So I was just awarded an NROTC National Scholarship for my college (Marine option). I filled out my medical forms completely honestly--which included writing that I have consumed alcohol underage. I consumed very infrequently and don't anymore. I never lost control or was caught/got in trouble...
  9. rocatlin

    NROTC Marine Option -- on stats, interviews, intangibles

    NROTC Marine Option -- on stats, interviews, intangibles With the Marine Option board questions coming around, I decided to share/"declassify" my son's experience and give my thoughts and impressions on the process. I'll start out by posting an often referenced link to a blog post by one of...